Theology for Kids: Resources for Children

“How do you teach theology to a young child?” I was recently asked this question! Today is part three of my “Theology for Kids” series. Part One: The Parent’s Role can be found here. Part Two: Talk About God can be found here. Part Three: Resources for Parents can be found here. Last week I discussed things that parents can do to equip themselves to answer their children's questions about God. Today I want to give you resources to help you equip your children so they can know for … {Read More}

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What Blessings Do We Have in Christ?

What blessings do we have in Christ? There are certain blessings that all regenerate believers have in the spiritual realm. I'm part of a Facebook group that was just discussing how misused or misunderstood the words "anointed," "favor," and "blessings" are today. I think so many times we tend to think of blessings as immediate, physical, carnal, or temporal (in the here and now, which actually … {Read More}

Surviving the Holidays with Infertility

The holidays. For almost five years, the day before Thanksgiving - as I baked multiple pies for our huge annual family gathering - marked the beginning of my least favorite time of year. When you are infertile, and the one thing you want most in the world - but God isn't giving to you - is a child, the holidays are incredibly difficult. No one seems to want to acknowledge it. I … {Read More}

Prayer: An invitation to call home.

Prayer: An Open Invitation To Call Home

  We live during unstable times in an unstable world. And that's okay because, as Christians, this world is not our home. Not the place we go for comfort, reassurance or answers. Our home is with Jesus who is preparing a place for us in His Father's house. In My Father's house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you.   … {Read More}

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Breaking the Image

I'm reading through a chronological study Bible. It's the second time in my life I've undertaken to read the whole Bible. I'm struck by different events and things that aren't talked about much, even sometimes having forgotten those things happened. One such event is in 1 Samuel 5: The Philistines and the Ark. Israel and the Philistines had a fight and the Philistines had captured the Ark of … {Read More}

Why do we study everything but the Bible for Bible Study? it is time to get back to the book!

Why Do We Study Everything But the Bible for Bible Study?

  I was scrolling through Pinterest today and clicked on a post that caught my eye. The writer of the post recommended 5 books to be used as Bible Studies.  All the recommendations were books? I cannot say whether they are good or bad books. I have not read any of them. As I read through the post I began to think about this. Someone writes a book, sprinkles a few Bible verses through it … {Read More}